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Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'

Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'
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Plant Family: Commelinaceae

Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun or Shade:  Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Pink
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Purple
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Trailing
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C

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A spreading or trailing plant with deep purple leaves and small pink flowers in summer. Keep away from very hot sun but needs good light to keep leaf colour. Best watered with rainwater, or from below, as hard water may leave marks on the leaves. Trim back if plants become leggy and divide in spring if needed. Makes a good pot plant.


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